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Thriving in Dublin’s Workspace: Tips for Making Your Internship Abroad a Success

Jul 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

How do you live your best life in Dublin? Leave it to Katie to share all her tips with you! Find out how to balance classes, a beneficial internship, AND some good downtime while abroad. With good planning and a dose of spontaneity, you'll be on your way to building fundamental skills for your career while making memories from this experience of a lifetime.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

Getting Out of My Comfort Zone on a Hike in Aiguestortes National Park

Jul 6, 2019 10:35:00 AM / by Grace Pyron

There's a reason why embarking on new experiences is always encouraged—the memories and friends you make will be exhilarating and mind-opening. In this week's post, Grace did not leave this new experience of climbing to the top of Aigüestortes National Park (with new friends) unexplored. She shares the importance of embracing discomfort while you set out to make studying abroad your best semester yet.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

What an Internship in Buenos Aires is Really Like

Jul 5, 2019 10:55:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

Welcome to the life of an intern in Buenos Aires. Ben talks about his placement with the Argentine Union of Young Entrepreneurs and what it's like venturing into the Argentine business world. He shares how he balances his day-to-day tasks while resolving issues and helping clients through it all. Plus, Ben also got to gain strides with his Spanish skills!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Internships Abroad

How I Manage My Time While Studying, Interning, and Vlogging in London

Jul 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM / by Camille Campbell

In this vlog, Camille discusses the realities of her schedule while completing a summer study abroad and internship program in London. She discusses how she balances her vlogging responsibilities on top of her academics, and how it's not as daunting as it may seem! Watch to get an idea of what your schedule could look like on a CAPA London program!

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Forget the Doors of Dublin - Check Out Dublin's Electric Boxes

Jul 3, 2019 9:11:11 AM / by Clare Mullin

Maybe you’ve heard of the Doors of Dublin, or noticed that the city is notoriously decorated with walls and walls of beautiful street art. But have you seen the eclectic electric boxes scattered throughout the city? Check out these shots from our Dublin Photoblogger!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

Here's What CAPA Classes in Buenos Aires Are Like

Jul 2, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Sarah Williamson

Know what to expect from your classes in Buenos Aires! In this week's post, Sarah gives us an overview of the courses she's taking this semester and how it ties in to Buenos Aires and the overall world. She also shows us sights around Buenos Aires from a class called "Exploring and Analyzing Buenos Aires", where you, yes, actually get to step out of the classroom and explore the city!

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Posted in: International Education, Buenos Aires, Argentina

7+ National Days of CAPA's 7 Global Cities

Jul 1, 2019 10:48:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We have a roundup of some of the important and celebrated days in our global cities! Find out the history behind each National Day and how the locals recognize them. Some are steeped in tradition, while others are commemorated differently. Be sure to take note of the dates as well, you might just get to experience it while studying abroad!

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

A Literary Pilgrimage: 8 Must-See Places for Book Lovers Around London

Jun 30, 2019 10:19:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

Go beyond your favorite novels and dive into London's book paradise! Hannah checks out literary locations in London and narrows down 8 places you need to visit around the city. She includes a good variety of historical spots such as the Sherlock Holmes Museum and Jane Austen Centre to new bookstores and ones with frequent author sightings. Plus, you don't want to miss the scoop about a floating bookstore on a canal!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

3 Tips to Help You Develop Cultural Competence and Adaptability in Shanghai

Jun 29, 2019 10:34:00 AM / by Absa Samba

It's the summer for learning and improving yourself! Absa has moved and lived in several countries over the course of her life, and she is approaching her time in Shanghai with curiosity, openness, and intentionality. Take a quick dive into how you can be culturally competent by being proactive in a new environment (with a completely different language) like China.

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Posted in: International Education, Shanghai, China

How I Found a Home Away from Home in Shanghai

Jun 28, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Imani Wilson

With a semester abroad behind her, Imani writes about her experience with integrating as an African American in Shanghai and finding a home away from home. She gives us an honest look at her challenges and successes, and how attending the Black Expo in Shanghai came at the right time during her study abroad journey. Read how she's doing after being back in the US with some final advice on how to challenge yourself out of your comfort zone.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Diversity Abroad